With many years experience of teaching and supporting dyslexic students at primary and secondary level, I am able to build reading confidence and fluency using a range of multi-sensory tools and techniques. My approach is flexible and sensitive.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Spelling skills and strategies
Developing writing skills
- Tell me about your qualifications.
Certificate in Education (Primary) with French, gained at the Froebel Institute, now part of Roehampton University.
Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Berlitz).
I received rigorous training in teaching dyslexic students (using the Lindamood Bell Seeing Stars Programme) over a 3-year period, achieving consultant status in 2008. In addition I have attended numerous short and longer training courses on dyslexia and literacy acquisition skills.
- How much do you charge?
£40.00 per hour for 1:1.
- Where do you teach?
In my own home in Chiswick during school term time. I live 5 minutes walk from Turnham Green station on the District Line.
- When are you available?
Mondays-Thursdays 3.30 - 6.00pm during term time.
Some Easter or summer holidays on request.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
Primary KS1 and 2 (ages 6-11).
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I understand well how challenging reading and spelling can be. I am able to build a rapport quickly with students and establish a welcoming and calm environment in which they can feel safe to make mistakes and experience success. Regular 1:1 sessions, away from the classroom, can help break down barriers to learning and enhance self-esteem.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have over 18 years experience of working in Special Needs Departments at Kay Stages 1 to 3. My area of expertise is in working with dyslexic students from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds. I am able to carry out diagnostic assessments if required.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes. August 2013.
• Cert Ed with French
• DBS up to date
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